During this three week summer course, taught in English, students will follow classes on 'Doing Business in Europe' and participate in interactive workshops that focus on skills and personal development. By participating in the course, students will become acquainted with Dutch and other European cultures. You will also learn about European business policies and practices and develop the personal competences needed to do business in Europe. This course includes lectures, workshops, company visits and excursions. There will be no planned activities on the weekends, so you are free to make your own plans for sight-seeing or travel.
The Surrounding Area
Located less than two hours from Amsterdam, Arnhem is an ideal spot from which to explore the Netherlands and the surrounding countries. The city is situated twelve and a half miles from the German border, and a high speed train connects the region to most of Europ'es cultural centers. From outdoor markets to lively dance clubs, Arnhem's charm is balanced with endless options for cultural activities and entertainment.
While the university does not have a campus in the traditional American sense, the main academic building features state-of-the-art facilities, including an extensive library, computer and multi-media facilities, on-campus cafeteria, copy shop, and a three-hundred seat auditorium.Public transportation is available within walking distance from campus. Arnhem students find no shortage of things to do in the center of town, approximately 15 minutes from campus via public transportation.
- Degree-seeking student
- At least sophomore standing at time of participation
- Good judicial standing
- 2.75+ GPA at time of application
- Must be at least 18 years of age at time of participation
During this three week summer course all classes are taught entirely in English and include topics such as Business Strategy Development, Business Processes, Consumer Behaviour, Entrepreneurship and European Marketing. Other classes will focus on European and Dutch culture.
Accommodation for all participants in the Summer Course is arranged by Arnhem Business School and is included in the course fee.
Late June to Mid-July
This program is available as an Exchange or as a Study Abroad:
There will be additional costs for international airfare, passport, visa, health insurance, and local transportation. Please meet with an advisor at the Office of International Programs to discuss which option is best for you.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Federal and state financial aid may be applied towards this program. Even if you are normally ineligible for financial aid, you should submit a financial aid application (FAFSA). You may find that you are eligible for additional funding.
UNCW students may also apply for a UNCW Education Abroad Grant and additional study abroad scholarships. Grant applications and additional information are available at www.uncw.edu/international/abroad/aid.html.